A clear career path

This little guy, from Bowling Green, Kentucky, lit up our Facebook page yesterday morning. His mom, Emily, posted this excruciatingly cute photo, along with: Today is career day for my youngest in preschool. I think he chose a great career! I screen-captured the post and emailed it to our full-time staff. Little Brandon is the perfect…

Read More »

Contest: Who’s the Swiftest of them all?

Thank to all who entered – this contest has come to a close. Congratulations to all our winners! —— In seeking the subject line for this post, my thesaurus offered both help and haplessness. Although there are many synonyms for “quick,” many are too silly to use. You see, the huge new contest we launched…

Read More »

Firecracker: Before & After

It’s so exciting this time of year to see our rides come back to life. And it’s extra special to see Firecracker, since it had been sleeping for nearly a decade. Here’s a photo from last fall, when our crew traveled to northern Indiana to disassemble the ride, which had been SBNO* since 2008. The story…

Read More »

Podcast: Ready, Set, Go!

With two weeks to go till Opening Day, the #PodSquad has a lot to do and a lot to talk about: Here’s the video Redbook magazine put together about Cesilie, from our 2015 high-dive team: We’re tickled by the joy these “replacement windows” have caused. First at Goblin Burgers: … and also at Hot Diggity…

Read More »
Will's Way Playground with Koch family

“It’s about action”

It’s not about where you were born. Or what powers you have. Or what you wear on your chest. It’s about what you do … it’s about action. – Superman Yesterday afternoon, the Easterseals Rehabilitation Center in Evansville raised more than a million dollars during their annual telethon. We have a special tie with the…

Read More »

‘Pick Your Price’ ticket discounts

First there was free parking. Then we added free soft drinks in the year 2000, followed by free sunscreen a few years later. And then, free park-wide Wi-Fi. This year, we’re adding Pick Your Price ticket discounts. These online pricing options are easy to discover. Simply click on the Orange Ticket on our website ……

Read More »

‘Hurry Up, Summer!’ Sweepstakes

Congratulations to our winner – Shelley M. from Boonville, Ind. – and thanks to all who entered! —– Mother Nature loves to mess with us, doesn’t she? Just when spring feels solidly here, she sends a cold wind and October skies to remind us who’s really in charge. Here’s what we want, right? Ultimately, spring…

Read More »

Podcast: Countdown!

Wednesday was the official “one-month-till-Opening-Day” mark on all of our calendars. And so the #PodSquad counts down our 10 most anticipated sights, sounds – and even smells (Rentz!) of the new season:     Here’s the Thunderbird photo from 2015 that Eric mentioned: Williams, Lauren, Lori and Leah’s first ride: When we moved into the Holidays…

Read More »

Turkey talk

As we prepare the park to reopen (five weeks from tomorrow!), you never know what you’ll see: Must be lunchtime; there’s a line at Plymouth Rock Cafe. #GobbleGobble pic.twitter.com/Vt7J2yQj1K — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 24, 2017 Did you check out our new Pick Your Price ticket deals yet? Visit on select days and save up…

Read More »

Podcast: The one with the PYP

‘Twas a blessing to celebrate Saint Patrick’s day with the #PodSquad, who did their best to share a bit o’ blarney for today’s podcast episode. We hope you enjoy listening: We’re excited about progress on the restoration of our classic Calypo ride. Firecracker’s lights are being installed this week: Watch for updates about Firecracker plus…

Read More »

“Good News” Sweepstakes

Congratulation to Nena N. from Frankfort, Kentucky, our latest sweepstakes winner. Thanks to all who entered! —– There’s a trending topic on Twitter today: #GoodNewsIn5Words So we joined the fun: Dole Whip returns this season. #GoodNewsIn5Words pic.twitter.com/MMmyehuA71 — Holiday World (@HolidayWorld) March 15, 2017 What’s your #GoodNewsIn5Words? Enter our Good News Sweepstakes and your #GoodNewsIn5Words could…

Read More »